The Lizards

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The Lizards is that perennial Italian favourite, the portrait of small town loafers constantly hatching half-hearted plans but hopelessly trapped in their own lethargy. Wertmüller's first feature, it's not fundamentally very different from Fellini's I Vitelloni of a decade earlier, with Morricone's score a definite plus. Later, in the mid-'70s, Wertmüller became a dubious art-house smash hit in America with films like Love and Anarchy, Swept Away and Seven Beauties.

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Release details

Duration: 85 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Lina Wertmüller
Screenwriter: Lina Wertmüller
Cast: Toni Petruzzi
Stefano Satta Flores
Sergio Farrannino
Luigi Barbieri
Flora Carabella
Mimmina Quirico
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